Build an app using the Disaster Resiliency Starter Kit
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On July 14th, 2020, Cloud Developer Advocate Mridul Bhandari from IBM Developer and Senior Developer Evangelist Vidhan Bhonsle & MEA Business Development Manager Mohamed Abdeljalil from HERE Technologies conducted a webinar on building an app using the Disaster Resiliency Starter Kit on iOS and Android which was hosted by Senior Developer Advocate Upkar Lidder from the IBM San Francisco City Team on Crowdcast.
There were a total of 99 attendees including developers and students across MEA & America. The webinar started with a welcome note introducing the audience to IBM & HERE Collaboration series was done by Mohamed Abdeljalil and the introduction of the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge was done by Mridul Bhandari.
Mohmed then went through the architecture of the Disaster Resiliency Starter Kit. The Hands-On information was divided into two parts. The first part was led by Mridul Bhandari. Mridul kicked it off by introducing Node.js and IBM Cloud. He explained Node.js, NPM & Watson Assistant Service to the attendees and the hands-on by showing the attendees the IBM Cloud Platform and how people can instantiate various Watson Assistant service on it.
The second section of the hands-on was conducted by Vidhan Bhonsle, which was towards running the Android & iOS application using Watson Assistant & HERE Maps API. He helped the attendees by laying out the steps involved in claiming API keys for Here Maps API. He then demonstrated the code for HERE Maps API which included routing & creating markers.
At the end of the webinar, the attendees were introduced to IBM & HERE Developer resources. Many of the attendees showed positive feedback and appreciation for the webinar and also showing interest in participating in Call for Code.
Looking for more info? Check out the disaster resiliency starter kit and github repo and follow along with the hands-on blog.
Submit your solution to the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge by the July 31 deadline!
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